Germany Reacts to Ozil, Gundogan For Picture Taken With Erdogan
15 May, 2018, 22:30 | Author: Sheila Harris
Turkey president Recep Tyyip Erdogan is now in England for a state visit and got a chance to meet Ozil who is of Turkish origin and posed for a photo.
"The DFB of course respects the special situation for our players with migrant backgrounds, but football and the DFB stands for values that Mr Erdogan does not sufficiently respect", DFB president Reinhard Grindel said. Therefore, it is not a good thing that our internationals have let themselves be exploited for his election campaign stunt.
The meeting comes as Erdogan campaigns for re-election after calling a snap poll for June 24, bringing the vote forward by a year and a half.
But the images caused a furore in Germany, with lawmaker Cem Ozdemir, himself of Turkish origin, reminding the players that "the president of an worldwide German footballer is called Frank-Walter Steinmeier", referring to the German head of state.
"The president of an worldwide German footballer is called Frank-Walter Steinmeier, his chancellor Angela Merkel and his parliament the Bundestag, the headquarters of which are in Berlin and not Ankara", Ozdemir told AFP subsidiary SID.
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"Our close relationship with Turkey allows us to have frank discussions and you can expect the prime minister to discuss human rights when they speak later today", the spokesman told reporters. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkey´s political scene for the past 15 years, is seeking to reinforce his authority as Turkey moves to a new presidential system of government with expanded powers.
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Asked about the photo, he added: "Our president Erdogan is visiting England and was an active footballer and he loves meeting Turkish football players especially, although he does meet foreign players in Turkey when he has the time".
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